WHP - Workshops for the Helping Professions

September 13, 2007 07:00 ET

WHP: Helping Nurses, Social Workers & Other Helping Professionals Combat Burnout and Job Stress

Ontario Compassion Fatigue Specialist offering a workshop near Ottawa October 18th, 2007

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 13, 2007) - What happens to the social worker who has helped abused children all day when she goes home? Where do the difficult stories go? Is she able to relax, watch anything on TV, trust her babysitter with her children? Does she have a good relationship with her partner? A healthy sex life?

Have you ever thought of the impact of many of the jobs in the helping field? What about the police officer who is in charge of investigating child pornography on the internet. What impact, if any, do you think viewing those images has on him over time? And what about the cancer care nurse, the pediatric intensive care doctor, the ambulance driver, the firefighters?

Francoise Mathieu is a mental health professional with a passionate interest in burnout and job stress. With a background in crisis counseling and working with the military, she works as a trainer and educator on the topics of compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma. Her popular workshops have been highly regarded and seen as offering key tools to transforming compassion fatigue and helping helpers remain healthy while working in this challenging field.

Visit her website for more resources and info.

Contact Information

  • WHP - Workshops for the Helping Professions
    Francoise Mathieu, M.Ed., CCC
    Compassion Fatigue Specialist
    (613) 547-3247 or Cell: (613) 541-1461
    Email: whp@cogeco.ca
    Website: www.compassionfatigue.ca